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USAFE F-111's

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USAFE F-111's

Post by DaleRFU » Sat Sep 29, 2012 5:49 pm

I know that this is a huge as but does anyone have any serials for the F-111's that were based as Lakenheath or Upper Heyford?

Big Big Thanks in advance

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Re: USAFE F-111's

Post by garyscott » Sat Sep 29, 2012 6:24 pm

Got a list of those airframes that carried nose artwork from either UH or LN, hope its of use. . . .

42nd ECS (Lakenheath). EF-111A.
66-030 "Mild and Bitter Homebrew".
66-033 "Excalibur"
66-037 "The Prowler"
66-039 "The Sorcerers Apprentice"
66-041 "Thumper"
66-055 "Boomerang"
66-056 "Babyjam"
66-057 "Special Delivery"
67-032 "Black Sheep"
67-034 "Let Em Eat Crow"
67-035 "Ye Olde Crow"
67-041 "Knight Jammer"
67-052 "Cherry Bomb"

79th TFS (Lakenheath) F-111E.
68-002 "Imperial Wizard"
68-013 "Excalibur"
68-020 "My Lucky Blonde"
68-022 "Thundercat"
68-023 "Aces High"
68-030 "Top Cat"
68-033 "Hat Trick"
68-040 "The Other Woman"
68-052 "On Guard"
68-062 "Land Shark"
68-063 "A Knight To Remember"
68-072 "Bad Medicine!"
68-079 "Tiger Lil"
68-080 "Strange Brew"
68-082 "The Phoenix"
68-083 "Prometheus II"
67-120 "The Chief"
67-122 "Rowdy Rebel"
67-123 "The Bold One"

55th TFS (Upper Heyford) F-111E.
68-005 "Born in the USA!"
68-006 "Free Bird"
68-026 "Hawkeye"
68-035 "Shamrock Kid"
68-055 "Heartbreaker"
68-065 "Galleon"
67-121 "Night Stalker"

77th TFS (Upper Heyford) F-111E.
68-001 "The Stump Jumper"
68-047 "Til We Meet Again"
68-049 "The Grim Reaper"
68-059 "The Mad Bomber"
68-061 "Big Dealer"
68-068 "The Flack Ducker"
68-069 "The Wild Hare"
68-077 "Red Lady II"

I will also list these that i have recorded--
72-2444 (LN), 72-2450 (LN), 72-2363 (LN), 70-2417 (LN) [All 'F' models]

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Re: USAFE F-111's

Post by Mike » Sat Sep 29, 2012 6:48 pm

Gary, the EF's and F-111E's were based at UH and the F-111F's were based at Lakenheath !

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Re: USAFE F-111's

Post by DaleRFU » Sat Sep 29, 2012 9:54 pm

That is a huge help, thank you very much
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Re: USAFE F-111's

Post by garyscott » Sat Sep 29, 2012 10:37 pm

Mike R wrote:Gary, the EF's and F-111E's were based at UH and the F-111F's were based at Lakenheath !
I knew that . . . . I was just testing 'yall! :'(

(Really should not drink and type!!)

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Re: USAFE F-111's

Post by graham luxton » Sat Sep 29, 2012 11:19 pm

EF-111A 42ECS Upper Heyford

Although the squadron complement was 13 a/c a lot of swapping took place with the 366TFW at Mountain Home AFB resulting in 25 different EF-111A's serving with the 42nd at 'Heyford:
66-0015,16,19,23,30,31,33,37,39,41,47,48,49,50,55,56,57, 67-0032,33,34,35,41,42,48,52

F-111E 20TFW Upper Heyford, 88 served with the Wing:
67-0119 to 123, 68-0001 to 084 (less 058)

F-111F 48TFW Lakenheath, 98 served:
70-2362 to 419 (less 388,393,395,407,410)
71-0883 to 894
72-1441 to 452
73-0707 to 718 (less 709)
74-0177 to 188 (less 186, 187)

cheers,
Graham

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Re: USAFE F-111's

Post by DaleRFU » Sun Sep 30, 2012 8:05 am

Wow, that is a vast number of a/c. Thanks for that
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Re: USAFE F-111's

Post by das » Sun Oct 21, 2012 9:12 am

and now the losses!

66-0023 EF111A UH 20 TFW 42 ECS w/o 14-02-91
66-0056 EF111A UH 20 TFW 42 ECS w/o 02-04-92
68-0001 F111E UH 20 TFW 77 TFS w/o 05-02-90
68-0003 F111E UH 20 TFW w/o 19-12-79
68-0008 F111E UH 20 TFW w/o 16-05-73
68-0012 F111E UH 20 TFW 79 TFS w/o 30-10-79
68-0018 F111E JS 20 TFW 55 TFS w/o 18-01-72
68-0019 F111E UH 20 TFW 77 TFS w/o 09-08-84
68-0024 F111E UH 20 TFW 55 TFS w/o 11-01-73
68-0042 F111E UH 20 TFW w/o 24-7-79
68-0045 F111E UH 20 TFW 79 TFS w/o 12-12-79
68-0052 F111E UH 20 FW 55 FS w/o 17-09-92
68-0057 F111E UH 20 TFW 55 TFS w/o 29-04-80
68-0060 F111E UH 20 TFW w/o 05-11-75
68-0066 F111E UH 20 TFW 55 TFS w/o 20-07-90
68-0070 F111E UH 20 TFW w/o 31-10-77
68-0081 F111E UH 20 TFW 55 TFS w/o 05-03-75
70-2366 F111F LN 48 TFW 492 TFS w/o 21-12-83
70-2367 F111F LN 48 TFW w/o 20-04-79
70-2368 F111F LN 48 TFW 492 TFS w/o 02-05-90
70-2375 F111F LN 48 TFW 493 TFS w/o 28-07-87
70-2377 F111F LN 48 TFW 493 TFS w/o 07-12-82
70-2380 F111F LN 48 TFW 493 TFS w/o 15-12-77
70-2389 F111F LN 48 TFW 494 TFS w/o 15-04-86
70-2397 F111F LN 48 TFW 494 TFS w/o 05-04-89
70-2418 F111F LN 48 TFW 492 TFS w/o 23-02-87
72-1441 F111F LN 48 TFW 494 TFS w/o 04-02-81
72-1447 F111F LN 48 TFW 492 TFS w/o 23-06-82
73-0714 F111F LN 48 TFW w/o 20-04-79
73-0716 F111F LN 48 TFW 492 TFS w/o 01-11-82
73-0717 F111F LN 48 TFW 495 TFS w/o 29-03-78
73-0718 F111F LN 48 TFW 495 TFS w/o 04-10-77
74-0179 F111F LN 48 TFW 492 TFS w/o 16-09-82
74-0183 F111F LN 48 TFW 493 TFS w/o 09-10-90
74-0188 F111F LN 48 TFW 492 TFS w/o 26-04-83

if anyone can help with the missing sqn's I would be greatful

Ray

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